[Linux-ham] NC state amateur radio tags
Neil L. Little
nllittle at vnet.net
Tue Jul 25 22:56:49 EDT 2006
Yeah this has happened about 5 or 6 times. Then some enterprising state
senator/rep looking to make a name for himself
comes along and pushes through a bill to take advantage of "this
untapped revenue source".
Neil Little, WA4AZL
JARS Forever!...er TRILUG too!
>This is more specific to North Carolina, but there is currently a bill
>in the NC house that would repeal the $10 cost for Hams.
>House Bill #1433, "Amateur Radio Plate Fee Eliminated"
>-Rob, who has KI4BKE on his Amateur Radio license plate.
>>> I just got a "new" (to me) truck and had to do some digging but found
>>> that NC does indeed have Amateur Radio license plates available. They
>>> aren't well-advertised on the NC DMV web site, and they aren't even
>>> well known by the workers at the DMV office. I learned about it from
>>> the ARRL web site so was able to be persistent at the DMV office. At
>>> first she didn't want to give them to me because they weren't showing
>>> up in the computer but she asked around and found the right place to
>>> look and I got it anyway.
>>> Cost is $10 more than a regular registration and includes your
>>> callsign. Regular personalized tags with a callsign would have been
>>> about $30 over regular price so this was cheaper. They do allow a
>>> suffix if you have more than one car with amateur radio tags.
>>> Linux-ham mailing list
>>> Linux-ham at trilug.org
More information about the Linux-ham